1829 - Born on July 18th in Nogent-sur-Seine. French painter and sculptor.
1863 - Was awarded for his Narcissus at the Bath statue.
1876 - Created his his most noteworthy portraiture, My Children.
1878 - Was the director of the École des Beaux-Arts.
1895 - Elected as an honorary foreign academician of the Royal Academy of London.
1905 - Died at the age of 65 in Paris.
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